Band 4/5 Registered General Nurse

Liverpool, Merseyside, England
L7 9LN
National Services for Health Improvement £ 24000.0 - 29000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 24000.0 - 29000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Temporary
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
4 Jun 2021
Closes
4 Jul 2021

Job Description

NSHI have a vacancy for a Band 4/5 Registered General Nurse (NMC Registered) to support The Walton Centre, Liverpool in the co-ordination of their headache pathway.

The Walton Centre:

The Walton Centre is the only specialist hospital trust in the UK dedicated to providing comprehensive neurology, neurosurgery, spinal and pain management services.

The successful candidate will be an active member of the neurology team and will contribute to the co-ordination of the headache pathway1 across The Walton Centre. The role will help facilitate approximately half of their 3,000 chronic migraine patients be reviewed and considered for their suitability to be managed with initiative new therapies. Patients receiving new treatment regimens will be followed up to assess treatment progress and discharged, or continue on the pathway.

The role of Headache Coordinator will involve 70% administration and 30 % clinic/patient contact time.

If you would like to know more about the migraine services provided by The Walton Centre, please use the following link:

Ref 1: https://www.thewaltoncentre.nhs.uk/473/pathways-for-health-professionals.html

Minimum requirements:

• Band 4/5 RGN

• NMC Registered

• 10-month fixed-term contract

• Full time position

• Based full time within The Walton Centre, Liverpool, Merseyside L9 7LJ

• Immediate start

An interest / understanding of the management and treatment of chronic migraine would be advantageous but not essential.

Responsibilities:

Participate in managing patients in the headache pathway for chronic migraine patients, specifically to identify those eligible to receive recently approved therapies.

The successful candidate’s responsibilities would include:

1. Complete a notes based therapeutic review of all patients under the care of The Walton Centre who have been identified as suffering from chronic migraine (approx. 3,000 patients)

2. In conjunction with those involved in the existing pathway, to organise for appropriate patients (those failing on treatment) to receive a consultation with a neurologist, including the completion of relevant administrational tasks

3. Following consultant review appointment, if the patient is still eligible and wishes to commence suitable therapy, complete all relevant paperwork i.e. facilitating prescriptions, Blueteq and homecare forms

4. Contact patients to arrange a follow up consultant review. This review will assess reduction in headaches after 3 months on therapy and the patient’s suitability for continued therapy

5. Accurately maintain a detailed patient database and collate a comprehensive aggregated/anonymised data set which would potentially be utilised to support a poster submission at a relevant educational meeting

Package:

The successful applicant will be contracted to work 45 hours per week within The Walton Centre, Monday to Friday, 08.30 – 17.30. Competitive Band 4/5 salary, 25 days annual leave, pension scheme, private medical insurance, daily allowance, laptop, mobile phone and staff uniform.

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Job Details

Band 4/5 Registered General Nurse

Liverpool, Merseyside, Englandd National Services for Health Improvement
Pay
£ 24000.0 - 29000.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
4 Jun 2021
Type
Temporary
Closes
4 Jul 2021

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